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Roy Foster and Andrew Roberts

Harriett Gilbert discusses great books with historians Roy Foster and Andrew Roberts, including The Buddha of Suburbia, by Hanif Kureishi, and Covenant with Death, by John Harris.

Harriett Gilbert discusses great books with historians Roy Foster and Andrew Roberts, including Harriett's choice The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi. Twenty years on, how does it read now? Andrew Roberts introduces them to Covenant with Death by John Harris, a little-known but powerful novel of WW1, and Roy Foster shares his passion for William Maxwell's The Chateau.

Producer Beth O'Dea.

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30 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Harriett Gilbert
Interviewed Guest Roy Foster
Interviewed Guest Andrew Roberts
Producer Beth O'Dea

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